February 5, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 41

Stories from the February 5, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Student joins FBA committee

In response to his fraternity’s trash problem, GW sophomore Nathan Matlin united with the Foggy Bottom Association’s new cleanup intiative, the Community Improvement Committee. The five-member committee was founded last fall to “enhance and improve the overall environment of the Foggy Bottom area, making it a visually attractive and safe community,” said Rita Champagne, chair […]

Gymnastics finishes last at UK

The GW gymnastics team finished in last place Friday at a three-team competition hosted by the University of Kentucky. The University of Georgia reigned at the Memorial Coliseum winning every event and the meet with a score of 195.500. Kentucky earned second place with a score of 193.675 and GW followed at 190.800. Junior standout […]

Inaugural weekend kicks off with celebration at Lincoln Memorial

President-elect George W. Bush kicked off inauguration weekend with the help of Latin pop star Ricky Martin at the Lincoln Memorial Thursday. The 54th Presidential Inaugural Opening Celebration began the weekend’s theme, “Celebrating America’s Spirit Together,” as the first official event of the four-day festivities. The theme is intended to join all Americans together in […]

Rugby Anyone?

GW Rugby is a Division II team. In the Fall, GW placed first in the Potomac Rugby Union and finished third in the Mid Atlantic Rugby Football Union (MARFU). The team defeated St. Mary’s College, the University of Maryland-Baltimore County and rival American. The team will hold a new members meeting in the Smith Center […]

Bush, Cheney honor veterans

President-elect George W. Bush and incoming Vice President-elect Dick Cheney joined a host of dignitaries in honoring U.S. veterans at the George Washington University Friday. The event, one of the first in the inauguration celebration, was held in the Smith Center. “It is a special privilege to have veterans convening here today,” said GW President […]

Upcoming Games

Monday – no games scheduled Tuesday – no games scheduled Wednesday – no games scheduled

Despite rush, D.C. ready for inauguration

After a five-week rush to prepare the nation’s capital for this weekend’s inaugural festivities, district and inaugural planning officials say the city is ready to perform its quadrennial ceremonial duties. The four-day fete began Thursday, with an opening ceremony at the Lincoln Memorial, with musical performances by pop stars Ricky Martin and Jessica Simpson. Events […]

Andy Warhol offers easy access to art

The scenario is probably all too familiar to the average GW student: on a weekend night: you promise yourself and others you will head out to the Smithsonian, Capitol or some other cultural or political institution the next day. What follows is the obligatory late night, then the obligatory late rise and finally a compromise. […]